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" I was born, and have ever remained, in the most humble walks of life. I have no wealthy or popular relations or friends to recommend me. My case is thrown exclusively upon the independent voters of the county; and, if elected, they will have conferred... "
The Early Life of Abraham Lincoln: Containing Many Unpublished Documents and ... - Page 131
by Ida Minerva Tarbell, John McCan Davis - 1896 - 240 pages
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McClure's Magazine ..., Volume 6

American literature - 1896
...shall be unremitting in my labors to compensate. Hut, if the good people in their wisdom shall see lit to keep me in the background, I have been too familiar...to Beardstown to meet her, among them Lincoln, of course; and to him was given the honor of piloting her an honor which made him remembered by many...
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Flatboatman

Jan Hartman - Drama - 1970 - 24 pages
...legislative office. GRAHAM. Don't leave out the humble ending BOWLING GREEN. (Stentorian.) ". . . if the good people in their wisdom shall see fit to...familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined." GRAHAM. Humility has never been a conspicuous advantage to politicians, Abe. You need arrogance ...
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Abraham Lincoln, a Documentary Portrait Through His Speeches and Writings

Abraham Lincoln - History - 1964 - 288 pages
...popular relations to recommend me. My case is thrown exclusively upon the independent voters of this county, and if elected they will have conferred a...familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined. Your friend and fellow-citizen, A. Lincoln. 2. Running for Reelection: LETTER TO THE EDITOR OF THE...
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Abraham Lincoln, Public Speaker

Waldo W. Braden - Biography & Autobiography - 1993 - 119 pages
...county, and if elected they will have conferred a favor upon me. . . . But if the good people . . . shall see fit to keep me in the background, I have...familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined." Lincoln was not engaging in public confession 1. Richard Hofstadter, American Political Tradition (New...
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Lincoln's Preparation for Greatness: The Illinois Legislative Years

Paul Simon - History - 1971 - 335 pages
...popular relations to recommend me. My case is thrown exclusively upon the independent voters of this county, and if elected they will have conferred a...too familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined.A. Lincoln in Sangamo Journal, March 15, 1832. WITH THESE WORDS a historic political career...
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The Lincoln Reader

Angle - Biography & Autobiography - 1990 - 564 pages
The Lincoln Reader is a biography of Abraham Lincoln written by sixty-five authors. Paul Angle, the noted Lincoln scholar, selected passages from the works on contemporaries ...
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Abraham Lincoln: His Speeches and Writings

Abraham Lincoln - History - 2001 - 843 pages
The most comprehensive and readable one-volume collection of Lincoln's writings ever published. -David Herbert Donald.
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The Inner World of Abraham Lincoln

Michael Burlingame - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 380 pages
...popular relations to recommend me. My case is thrown exclusively upon the independent voters of this county, and if elected they will have conferred a...too familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined.24 He allegedly stated that, if defeated, he would run again five or six times before quitting...
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Lincoln on Lincoln

Paul M. Zall - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 216 pages
...to compensate. But if the good people in their wisdom shall see fit to keep me in the back ground, I have been too familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined. 6 Abner Y. Ellis's recollections of Lincoln's first political speech at Island Grove said he would...
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Lincoln of Kentucky

Lowell Harrison - History - 2000 - 305 pages
...popular relatives to recommend me. My case is thrown exclusively upon the independent voters of this county, and if elected they will have conferred a...familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined." Lincoln lost his election, the only time in his career he was defeated by a direct vote of the people....
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